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Jan2019 Plastic Moulds for Concrete Test Cylinders

After 2 years of testing and development, Hylec now supplies plastic moulds for casting concrete test cylinders as an alternative to conventional steel moulds. An advantage of these moulds is that they weigh less than 1.5 kg each compared to 4.5 kg for a steel mould.  Either 2 or 4 samples can be safely carried .. read more

Oct2018 Advances in Measurement of strength of materials using a portable hardness tester

Hylec’s Portable Hardness Tester. For over a century hardness testing Instruments have been used to measure the strength of metallic materials and hardness of their surface finish. The original machines were bench mounted and measured strength by applying a given force to a probe and making an indentation which causes plastic deformation. The material hardness .. read more

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